The Bosmont community is challenged by industries decanting paint effluent into the rainwater sloot. The sloot flows past schools, churches and mosques and is destroying a sensitive wetland area.
The Season of Creation 2 Book is available as a down load. Visit the Season of Creation page. The Season of Creation is kept internationally by by many faith communities and runs from the beginning of September to the 4th October (St Francis Day.
TheJohannesburg Anglican Environmental Initiative is a formal body of the Anglicancommunity of Johannesburgwho are attempting to address the challenges being faced by this generationwith regards to the environment.
We believe it is God's will that we lookafter this precious planet we call home. We believe that we have an ethical andmoral responsibility to work towards sustainability and social justice in relationto creation. One of thecore activities of JAEI is to encourage parishes in the Diocese to becomeeco-congregations so that they can join us in this mission.
JAEI has been formed to:
Foster environmental awareness among Johannesburg
Encourage parish environmental projects
Develop the concept of the eco-congregation
Network widely with all groups concerned
with sustainable development and environmental issues
Be a resource to the Christian community in
terms of environmental issues
Encourage environmental education
Develop position papers on major
environmental issues to serve as guidelines for theological reflection
and diocesan advocacy
JAEI falls under the auspices of the Diocesan
Social Responsibility Portfolio (DSRT).